|Telstar Telecast - Department of Defense|
Unedited silent footage of people watching the Telstar first live transatlantic television telecast in 1962. National Archives Description: "VS, French and Americans watching TV set in store window. Shots of the monitor showing scenes from program. CU, set showing Pres. Kennedy speaking. Ints, Hi-Lite Service Club at Andrews Barracks. Troops of the Berlin Command watch the Telestar [SIC] program. CU, TV screen showing Pres...
Keywords: Telstar; Telstar 1; Project Telstar; Cold War; Classic TV; Television; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
|Universal Newsreel Volume 35, Release 60, 07/23/1962 - Universal|
National Archives description: " The original release sheet reads: KENNEDY ON TELSTAR: EUROPE SEES NEWS CONFERENCE: In the first formal test of the new communication satellite, President Kennedy's News Conference is carried "live" to European countries - a new era in instant global news. FIRST LADY AT PLAY: SHE JOINS ASTRONAUT JOHN GLENN AT WATER SKIING: An intimate portrait of the Kennedys at play as a full complement of the family, from the President's father to a bevy of children, watch Mrs...
Keywords: Newsreel; Cold War; Beatty, Jim; Player, Gary; Palmer, Arnold, 1929-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Telstar; Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994; Telstar 1; Brumel, Valeriy; Track and field -- Tournaments -- California -- Palo Alto; 4th USSR-USA Dual Track And Field Meet; Boston, Ralph, 1939-; Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-1994; Glenn, John, 1921-